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I have a lump near my adam's apple that I've recently seen and felt. I'm a young healthy and terrified woman (27). How likely is it cancer?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine

In brief: Few possibilities

It could be a swelling arising from thyroid, parathyroid gland, could be a swelling called thyroglossal cyst which is a remnant of a duct called thy.
Glossal duct between tongue and thyroid , subhyoid bursitis (below a small bone callled hyoid ) could be a lymphnode, could be a pharyngeal pouch from a defect in muscles of larynx(old age), ectopic salivary gld .No need to panic. Consult your dr/surgeon.

In brief: Few possibilities

It could be a swelling arising from thyroid, parathyroid gland, could be a swelling called thyroglossal cyst which is a remnant of a duct called thy.
Glossal duct between tongue and thyroid , subhyoid bursitis (below a small bone callled hyoid ) could be a lymphnode, could be a pharyngeal pouch from a defect in muscles of larynx(old age), ectopic salivary gld .No need to panic. Consult your dr/surgeon.
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: This may be a

You should see a doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: This may be a

You should see a doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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